It’s a half day for me in the office today because my division was given a half day off as a celebration of the Christmas weekend. But I’m still at my desk finishing up some work. After all, my wife, family and friends are still working and there’s no point in me leaving early if there’s no one for me to hang out with! I rather stay behind and take my time with the outstanding tasks that I will have to get to next week anyway after the Christmas break. This also leaves me with some time to put up a blog post before I head off to meet my wife later.

I was reading up on some of the recent articles on the Transitioning website, which is set up by Gilbert Goh to support people who are unemployed and underemployed. I do this often to get a sense of the …